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Economic slowdown

Three movies earning Rs 120 cr on the day of release proves economy is sound: RS Prasad

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday refuted the worries surrounding the economic slowdown and cited the earnings of three blockbuster movies in a single day to suggest that the economy was sound.

Oct 12, 2019, 18:16 PM IST

Left parties to hold week-long nationwide agitation against Centre over economic slowdown

The Left parties had last month announced a protest on October 10 and 16 to press for their demands which also include stopping privatisation of the public sector and raising the minimum monthly old age and widow pension to Rs 3,000.

Oct 10, 2019, 06:32 AM IST

India way ahead of China, US in terms of GDP growth rate: Giriraj Singh on economic slowdown

Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Saturday highlighted the achievements of Narendra Modi-led NDA government while stating that the entire world is witnessing a wave of economic slowdown, and not just India.

Sep 28, 2019, 19:29 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi takes a jibe on Howdy-Modi, says no event can hide the reality of India's economic mess

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced mega corporate tax cut which led to the mega-market gain on Friday. 

Sep 20, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

Howdy economy doing, Mr Modi: Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at PM's 'Howdy, Modi' event in US

More than 50,000 Indian-Americans from across the US have registered for the September 22 mega "Howdy, Modi! Shared Dreams, Bright Futures" event to be held in Houston.

Sep 18, 2019, 19:43 PM IST

After uproar, Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar clarifies over 'north Indians not fit for jobs' remark

A statement made by Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar on the issue of lack of job opportunities had triggered a major political uproar.

Sep 16, 2019, 10:04 AM IST

Tough time will pass, says Nitin Gadkari on slowdown in Indian economy

Union minister Nitin Gadkari said that the Centre is committed to push the growth rate and is taking measures to boost the flagging economy.

Sep 15, 2019, 08:16 AM IST

FM Nirmala Sitharaman set to announce 'important' measures on Saturday to arrest economic slowdown

Sources suggest the FM may announce sector-specific developments and big packages to boost growth and employment.

Sep 14, 2019, 10:26 AM IST

Congress to hold massive agitation in October over economic slowdown

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi too attacked the BJP government over the economic slowdown and accused it of indulging in vendetta politics. 

Sep 12, 2019, 16:15 PM IST

RBI payout to help government invest in infra: Report

A significantly higher net one-time inflow of Rs 1.48 lakh crore from the RBI will provide an opportunity to the government to step up public investments without a material slippage in the fiscal deficit target pegged at 3.3 percent for 2019-20, an Acuite report said.

Aug 28, 2019, 15:31 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, August 23rd, 2019

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Aug 23, 2019, 22:00 PM IST

Centre announces capital infusion of Rs 70,000 crore to public sector banks

The banks will pass on RBI rate cut benefits to borrowers through the MCLR reduction which will benefit all borrowers.

Aug 23, 2019, 19:42 PM IST

Breaking News: Key takeaways from Nirmala Sitharaman's Press Conference

Watch key takeaways from FM Nirmala Sitharaman's press briefing on the economic slowdown. Watch the full video to know more.

Aug 23, 2019, 18:38 PM IST

Popular biscuit maker Parle may lay off 10,000 employees

Companies like Hindustan Unilever, Nestle have reported weak growth owing to the slowdown in consumption.

Aug 21, 2019, 15:05 PM IST

Yashwant Sinha, the Economy of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party

 And this is not the first time someone is pointing to the imminent crisis — an economic slowdown is not Lord Voldermort’s name that can’t be uttered. It needs to be identified and dealt with. 

Sep 28, 2017, 16:55 PM IST

Shatrughan Sinha backs Yashwant Sinha, says he hit the nail right on the head

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shatrughan Sinha on Thursday backed his party leader Yashwant Sinha and said that he hit the nail right on the head by showing a mirror on the economic condition of the country in his article.

Sep 28, 2017, 10:31 AM IST

China eases 27 foreign investment restrictions in FTZs

In a bid to arrest its economic slowdown, China has eased restrictions on foreign investment in its free trade zones, removing 27 items across eight sectors including mining, manufacturing and banking, on which foreign investment was barred.

Jun 17, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

China's list of millionaires rise despite economic slowdown

A total of 2,056 people have a net worth of two billion yuan ($297 million) or more, Shanghai-based luxury magazine publisher Hurun Report said in its Richest People in China report, up from 1,877 last year.

Oct 13, 2016, 17:14 PM IST

World Bank lending hits post-financial crisis peak

Lending to needy countries by the World Bank surged to a level last year normally only seen during financial crises, the Bank said Monday.

Apr 11, 2016, 21:39 PM IST

Global economic turmoil hitting Indian markets: Government

The S&P BSE Sensex, which opened at 23,938.32 points, provisionally closed at 23,758.90 points (3.30 p.m.) -- down 262.08 points or 1.09 percent from the previous day`s close at 24,020.98 points.

Feb 10, 2016, 17:41 PM IST